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9781760854294

Australia's Greatest Escapes

Gripping tales of wartime bravery Author: Burgess, Colin Code: 59355 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER AUSTRALIA Published date: 10/07/2020 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability

Australias Greatest Escapes is a collection of stories about the most hazardous aspect of the prisoner of war experience - escape. Here is all the adventure, suspense and courage of ordinary Australians who defied their captors; men who tunnelled to freedom, crawled through stinking drains, or clawed a passage beneath barbed wire in a ......

9781760855178

The Diggers of Colditz

The classic Australian POW story Author: Burgess, Colin Code: 59356 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER AUSTRALIA Published date: 10/07/2020 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability

Colditz Castle was Nazi Germanys infamous escape-proof wartime prison, where hundreds of the most determined and resourceful Allied prisoners were sent. Despite having more guards than inmates, Australian Lieutenant Jack Champ and other prisoners tirelessly carried out their campaign to escape from the massive floodlit stronghold . . . by any ......

9780241426463

A Short History of World War II

Author: DK Code: 59144 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 560 pages Publisher: DK Published date: 06/07/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
This is the definitive narrative history of the people, politics, and events of the Second World War - the epic conflict that shaped the modern world From the build-up to the fighting, through to the reverberations still felt in the aftermath, this is a compelling, accessible, and immediate history of the war, perhaps the most complex, ......
9781529105063

Renia's Diary

A Young Girl's Life in the Shadow of the Holocaust Author: Spiegel, Renia Code: 59201 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 464 pages Publisher: EBURY PRESS Published date: 06/07/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Introduction by Deborah E. Lipstadt, author of Denial July 15, 1942, Wednesday Remember this day; remember it well. You will tell generations to come. Since 8 o'clock today we have been shut away in the ghetto. I live here now. The world is separated from me and I'm separated from the world. Renia is a young girl who dreams of becoming a poet. ......
9780525557487

The Ghost Ships of Archangel

The Arctic Voyage That Defied the Nazis Author: Geroux, William Code: 58911 Price: AU $31.99 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: NEW AMERICAN LIBRARY Published date: 03/07/2020 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
On the fourth of July, 1942, four Allied ships traversing the Arctic split from their decimated convoy to head further north into the ice field of the North Pole. They were seeking safety from Nazi bombers and U-boats in the perilous white maze of ice floes, growlers, and giant bergs. Despite the many risks of their chosen route, the four vessels ......
9781922384133

Shoot to Kill

The Australian Guerrilla Book 1 Author: Idriess, Ion Code: 59276 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 100 pages Publisher: ETT IMPRINT Published date: 01/07/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

This book is the first in the Australian Guerrilla series by the author of The Desert Column, and one who was a sniper in World War 1. Published in 1942 with the imminent threat of invasion by the Japanese, this shows how one can become an expert with the rifle.

9781925868388

Deep Sleep

They went down with the Titanic but they lived to take the blame Author: Astridge, Paula Code: 59136 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 370 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date: 01/07/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

The lives of those on the Titanic hinged on the tying of a shoelace and the taking of a nap -- two tiny details that made all the difference and dictated the actions of Captains Arthur Rostron and Stanley Lord – the men responsible for the rescue. In this novel, all that went wrong is revealed.

9781108791403

World War II

A New History Author: Mawdsley, Evan Code: 59164 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Paperback / 399 pages Publisher: CAMBRIDGE PUBLISHING Published date: 25/06/2020 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
A revised and updated edition of Evan Mawdsley's acclaimed global history of World War II. Accessibly written and well-illustrated with maps and photographs, the book also includes insightful short studies of the figures, events and battles that shaped the war, as well as fully updated guides to further reading.
9781529378078

Battle of Britain

The pilots and planes that made history Author: Pearson, Simon Code: 58985 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: HODDER AND STOUGHTON Published date: 29/04/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
An original, 360-degree re-telling of the Battle of Britain through 18 of the iconic (and some less well-known) aircraft and the pilots who flew them - British, Polish, New Zealander, German, Danish.
9780750988117

White Star Liners at War

A History Through Illustrations Author: Mylon, Patrick Code: 58227 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 108 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 11/03/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The story of a great shipping line and its vessels through conflicts, in rare postcards and images
9781781557594

Radio War

The Secret Espionage War of the Radio Security Service 1938-1946 Author: Abrutat, David Code: 58819 Price: AU $57.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 01/03/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
During World War Two German Intelligence deployed spies throughout occupied Europe. Monitoring of their wireless transmissions fell to a small and secretive unit manned almost exclusively by volunteers. It became known as the Radio Security Service and was at the core of the signal's intelligence production effort at Bletchley Park.
9781925927238

The Forgotten

The Chinese Labour Corps and the Chinese Anzacs in the Great War Author: Davies, Will Dr. Code: 58815 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback Publisher: WILKINSON PUBLISHING Published date: 01/03/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

The Forgotten provides a doorway into a lost part of Australian history. The Chinese Labour Corps comprised some 200,000 labourers who worked under difficult and dangerous conditions during World War I. The Forgotten celebrates the shared history between China and Australia and the combined efforts to promote peace.

9781472837837

Operation Eagle Claw 1980

The Disastrous Bid to End the Iran Hostage Crisis Author: Williamson, Justin Code: 58233 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 20/02/2020 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
Following months of negotiations after the seizure of the US Embassy in Tehran on 4 November 1979, President Jimmy Carter ordered the newly formed Delta Force to conduct a raid into Iran to free the hostages. The raid, Operation Eagle Claw, was risky to say the least. US forces would have to fly into the deserts of Iran on C-130s; marry up with ......
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